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Dow Chemical is an American multinational chemical corporation headquartered in Midland, Michigan. It was founded in 1897 by Canadian-born chemist Herbert Henry Dow.
Dow offers a wide range of biotech products and services to different industries including agriculture, coatings, electronics, food processing, safety and protection, etc., that are highly helpful for people's lives today. To name some examples, they invented Styrofoam which is used as insulation foam in buildings and boats; Saran Wrap which keeps your food fresh longer; Freon which stops refrigerators from exploding when exposed to high temperatures; Teflon which prevents pans from being sticky or making other things stick to it so easily; Tyvek which makes houses fire resistant while keeping them cool in the summer and warm in the winter; and Ziplock bags which prevent foods from getting contaminated.
Dow Chemical also has a great impact on society's development. It is one of the companies that helps the world become more sustainable as it helps with recycling, energy conservation, environmental protection, etc., during its research and development process. One example of this was when they created Styrofoam cups as alternatives to paper cups because as everyone knows, trees are very important for our environment. In addition to this, Dow tries its best to care about young people who will inherit the Earth by sponsoring education programs that focus on scientific discovery or potential future discoveries.